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# 29666 14-Jan-2009 16:18
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I feel that the one's offered by Apple are a rip off at circa $70. Anyone found anything cheaper?


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  # 189864 15-Jan-2009 21:14
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grayskull:

I feel that the one's offered by Apple are a rip off at circa $70. Anyone found anything cheaper?



where are you getting your $70?

Because its only $45 in the Apple NZ Store?





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  # 189915 16-Jan-2009 00:35
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I read somewhere that the apple dock doesn't even come with a cable...

 
 
 
 


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  # 190765 20-Jan-2009 12:32
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Aaroona:

where are you getting your $70?

Because its only $45 in the Apple NZ Store?


There are 2 docks, the standard audio out one is $45, and the video dock with ir sensor and remote is $75




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  # 190834 20-Jan-2009 16:52
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JaBZ:
Aaroona:

where are you getting your $70?

Because its only $45 in the Apple NZ Store?


There are 2 docks, the standard audio out one is $45, and the video dock with ir sensor and remote is $75


Isnt that the universal one?

I heard those are rubbish.

One person said, and i quote "Universal means, does not fit anything properly"






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  # 190845 20-Jan-2009 17:16
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Aaroona: [Isnt that the universal one?

I heard those are rubbish.

One person said, and i quote "Universal means, does not fit anything properly"



Piece of advice - don't get advice from that person again!!

The whole point about most Apple (and 3rd party docks) is that they are MEANT to be universal! You insert the dock adaptor that came with your device (or buy the appropriate dock adapter for your device) into the docking station and you're good to go. Using the relevant dock adaptor means you get a perfect fit for your specific device.

But then, for someone who is on their 4th iPhone, you know this already Tongue out

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  # 190846 20-Jan-2009 17:20
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bcourtney:
Aaroona: [Isnt that the universal one?

I heard those are rubbish.

One person said, and i quote "Universal means, does not fit anything properly"



Piece of advice - don't get advice from that person again!!

The whole point about most Apple (and 3rd party docks) is that they are MEANT to be universal! You insert the dock adaptor that came with your device (or by the appropriate dock adapter for your device) into the docking station and you're good to go. Using the relevant dock adaptor means you get a perfect fit for your specific device.

But then, for someone who is on their 4th iPhone, you know this already Tongue out


haha, well i was just going off hear-say, so I personally don't know.

But who knows. while i can't comment from experience. From what I see, it doesnt look as though it would be as stable as the one specifically designed for it? as though the insert would fall out?

But meh.

And hey, the first 3 werent my fault!
:P

and im on my 5th for that matter! I havent listed the other one :P


3 were from cracking (Apples fault entirely!)


the 4th one was "Avoidable" :P





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  # 190849 20-Jan-2009 17:22
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Aaroona: ...
the 4th one was "Avoidable" :P


haha, the old "wonder how this iPhone will work as a floatation device" trick

 
 
 
 


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  # 190850 20-Jan-2009 17:26
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bcourtney:
Aaroona: ...
the 4th one was "Avoidable" :P


haha, the old "wonder how this iPhone will work as a floatation device" trick


haha, the only fault i'll take here is that I left it on the table. Otherwise, NOT my fault :P

I didnt spill the drink you see. So i'm cleared of nearly all liability. ;)
Other than the $300 excess :|





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